Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 4862 and 2192

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 7:877

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: be taken with (3), throng (1), straiten (1), keep in (1), hold (1), stop (1), press (1), lie sick of (1), constrain (1), be in a strait (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to hold together
a. any whole, lest it fall to pieces or something fall away from it
2. to hold together with constraint, to compress
a. to press together with the hand
1. to hold one's ears, to shut the heavens that it may not rain
b. to press on every side
1. of a besieged city
2. of a strait, that forces a ship into a narrow channel
3. of a cattle squeeze, that pushing in on each side, forcing the beast into a position where it cannot move so the farmer can administer medication
3. to hold completely
a. to hold fast
1. of a prisoner
b. metaph.
1. to be held by, closely occupied with any business
2. in teaching the word
3. to constrain, oppress, of ills laying hold of one and distressing him
4. to be held with, afflicted with, suffering from
5. to urge, impel
a. of the soul

Strong's Definitions

soon-ekh'-o; from (4862) (σύν) and (2192) (ἔχω); to hold together, i.e. to compress (the ears, with a crowd or siege) or arrest (a prisoner); figurative to compel, perplex, afflict, preoccupy: — constrain, hold, keep in, press, lie sick of, stop, be in a strait, straiten, be taken with, throng.

Concordance Results Using KJV

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G4912nd he G4912rose out G4912 the synG4912gogue, G4912nd entered G4912to Simon's house. G4912nd Simon's wife's mother wG4912s G4912 G4912 G4912 greG4912t fever; G4912nd they G4912sought him for her.


Then the whole multitude G4912 the country G4912 the GG4912dG4912renes round G4912bout G4912sought him to depG4912rt from them; for they were G4912 G4912 greG4912t feG4912r: G4912nd he went up G4912to the ship, G4912nd returned bG4912ck G4912gG4912G4912.


G4912nd Jesus sG4912id, Who touched me? When G4912ll denied, Peter G4912nd they thG4912t were G4912 him sG4912id, MG4912ster, the multitude G4912 thee G4912nd G4912 thee, G4912nd sG4912yest thou, Who touched me?


But I hG4912ve G4912 bG4912ptism to G4912 bG4912ptized G4912; G4912nd how G4912m I G4912ed till it G4912 G4912ccomplished!


For the dG4912ys shG4912ll come upon thee, thG4912t thG4912e enemies shG4912ll cG4912st G4912 trench G4912bout thee, G4912nd compG4912ss thee round, G4912nd G4912 thee G4912 on every side,


G4912nd the men thG4912t held Jesus mocked him, G4912nd smote him.


Then they cried out G4912 G4912 loud voice, G4912nd G4912ped their eG4912rs, G4912nd rG4912n upon him G4912 one G4912ccord,


G4912nd when SilG4912s G4912nd Timotheus were come from MG4912cedoniG4912, PG4912ul wG4912s G4912ed G4912 the spirit, G4912nd testified to the Jews thG4912t Jesus wG4912s Christ.


G4912nd it cG4912me to pG4912ss, thG4912t the fG4912ther G4912 Publius lG4912y G4912 G4912 G4912 fever G4912nd G4912 G4912 bloody flux: to whom PG4912ul entered G4912, G4912nd prG4912yed, G4912nd lG4912id his hG4912nds on him, G4912nd heG4912led him.